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effect will the storm have on the campaign trail? i'll talk with msnbc political analyst richard wolffe. we'll be right back. stay with us. >>> thanks for staying with us tonight. here on "the ed show" police and firefighters are working to get families out of the flooded neighborhooded tonights. rescue workers carried children to safety in little ferry just a few hours ago. hundreds of thousands of firefighters, police officers and nurses continue to work in harm's way tonight. they're members of america's middle class and are the heroes in the wake of this storm. nearly 200 firefighters struggled to put out this six-alarm fire in breezy point, queens, early this morning. the neighborhood flooded and 80 houses went up in flames. the firefighters abandoned their trucks and waded in carrying equipment on their back, 1 of 23 fires in the new york city area last night. at almost the same time, one of the city's premiere medical centers lost backup power in lower manhattan. nurses, doctors and paramedics had to get 215 patients to neighboring hospitals. workers got more than a dozen babies
they should take personal responsibility. >> richard wolffe on how aggressive the president needs e to be on the 47% tape. >>> mitt romney's billionaire base is starting to lose their cool. >> we need leadership, not criticism. we need encouragement, not discouragement. >> e.j. deon on why billionaires who do so well under obama can't stand the president. >>> and democrats with a victory for voters in pennsylvania, but republican voter fraud is getting swept under the rug here in colorado. tonight the latest on the rnc's voter fraud scandal. >>> good to have you with us. thanks for watching. we're coming to you tr from denver, colorado. the first presidential debate one day away. this is the romney pre-game show. will mitt romney be held accountable for lies and distortions about president obama's record? we got a sneak preview of what happens when mitt romney is forced to tell the truth. a fox affiliate here in denver asked romney to explain what paul ryan could not, how he plans to pay for $5 trillion tax cut by only eliminating deductions. >> there's an option. you could say ever
of benghazi? we'll have the details. >>> and richard wolffe joins me to discuss how sandy will affect the presidential campaign a week before the election. we're coming right back. with the theory of relativity, the next... stop, stop, stop! my car! not so much. but that's okay. you're covered with great ideas like optional better car replacement from liberty mutual insurance. total your car, and we give you the money to buy one a model year newer. learn about it at libertymutual.com. liberty mutual insurance. responsibility -- what's your policy? >>> one week from tonight we may know who the next president will be. hurricane sandy has presented a unique challenge for the campaigns just one week from the the election. president obama cancelled campaign events in order to monitor recovery efforts. in an e-mail to supporters, his campaign manager asked for donations not for the the campaign, but for the american red cross stating soon enough we'll get back to work on the most campaign of our lifetime. but the most important thing at this moment is you and your loved ones are safe and th
the details. >>> and richard wolffe joins me to discuss how sandy will affect the presidential campaign a week before the election. we're coming right back. when you take a closer look... ...at the best schools in the world... ...you see they all have something very interesting in common. they have teachers... ...with a deeper knowledge of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> one week from tonight we may know who the next president will be. hurricane sandy has presented a unique challenge for the campaigns just one week from the the election. president obama cancelled campaign events in order to monitor recovery efforts. in an e-mail to supporters, his campaign manager asked for donations not for the the campaign, but for the american red cross stating soon enough we'll get back to work on the most campaign of our lifetime. but the most important thing at this moment is you and your loved ones are safe and the rest of us do what we
in the future, and we could even los ourcouny. ross perot, interviewed by "usa today"'s richard wolffe on the economy, the deficit a debt and how it's changed since he ran r presidenn 1992 and '96. fi richard wolffe's article in today's edition of "usaoday" and at usa today.co ross per tonight on c-span at 9 eastern. >> host: and joining us thi week on "the counicators" is david cohen, comcast's executive vice president. mr. cohen, the last timyou were on this program was april 2009, just a few months before -- >> guest: sounds like an eternity. [laughter] >> host: just a few months beforeomca c bought a lot of nbc. do you feel fully integrated? >> guest: well, i don't know that we're fully integrated, but i think we, um, feel very comfortable with the asset and feel very comfortable with the level of integration between the two companies. they're, obviously, very different businesses, very different companies, and steve burke had a great vision going in that he wanted to bring the best parts of the comcast culture and the comcast management culture but respect the differences between
talking about how you care about people. show me something. >> richard wolffe on the education of congressman paul ryan. >> ronald reagan -- >> now you're jack kennedy? >> ronald reagan -- >> "now's" terri o'neal on the romney ticket's disaster for women. >> if the romney/ryan ticket is elected should those that believe abortion should remain legal be worried? >> david cay johnston on ryan's sixth study lie. >> can you guarantee this math will add up? >> absolutely. six studies have guaranteed. >> and what's more disrespectful? lying to america or interrupting a guy who's lying to america? >> it was openly contemptuous and disrespectful. >> karen finney on the right wing freak-out over joe biden's knockout performance. >> ever felt that way where you just want to deck somebody? >> an obnoxious drunk. i think somewhere during the debate he took ridlin. >>> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. what did we see? we witnessed a schooling on the issues by vice president joe biden last night. it really was the shot in the arm the democrats and the progressives
. let's get rate to our panel, as we await the president. richard wolffe is with me, the vp and executive editor of msnbc.com. and in washington, msnbc analyst eugene robinson, a pulitzer prize-winning columnist for "the washington post." richard, if i can start with you. with all due respect to romney and ryan, this is a big government moment, isn't it? this is a moment when, for all that they've said throughout this campaign, mr. ryan, mr. romney, about how they want to eviscera eviscerate government, this is actually a moment when we need government. >> it's a time when pieces of government come together, state, local, and federal. it's a moment when you move beyond party. they're not republicans and democrats in new jersey, they're just americans in need. and those messages, of course, resonate with americans in general. they also happen to be part of what the president and what governor christie is talking about. you know, this is the kind of politics that independent voters, moderates, the gettable, undecided -- >> that tiny number. >> that's what they want to see. the
wolffe. following a surreal and terrifying nht we are seeing scenes of destruction up and down the eastern seaboard. record-breaking storm surges in manhattan left cars floating down streets, fires broke out and torched neighborhoods. more than 8 million without power and at least 29 people have lost their lives. sandy now a post-tropical cyclone is bringing blizzard conditions it parts of west virginia. its power is being felt as far as chicago. waves up to 25 feet high are expected on lake michigan. last night new jersey took a direct hit from the super storm, driving the atlantic ocean into coastal cities. rescues are under way in moonchie putting the town under water and 800 stranded. the degree of devastation across new jersey is still unknown. >> you have a battered, battered new jersey shore that i hope to tour later today. i think the losses are going to be almost incall lable. >> what's being called the storm of the century crippled new york city cutting power and plunging manhattan into darkness. more than 13 feet of water wushds over the seawahl in battery park, rush
lew wolff says he is absolutely interested in reaching an agreement, an agreement fans say the east bay economy depends on. >> this is a working man's ball team. you know? $2 tickets today. where else can you go to get $2 tickets? >> reporter: the commission is planning other meeting with the as in the next couple of weeks. until then, first things first. >> let's go, oakland! >> reporter: in oakland, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> and talk about the perfect day to be at the ballpark. >> no kidding. cbs 5's roberta gonzales joins us now live from the coliseum with a front row seat. >> reporter: i found the best tailgate party in the entire coliseum! [ screaming ] >> reporter: the fans are jump on the bandwagon fans, they have been coming to games all season long. this is the 79th home game of the season and comes down to the last game of the season for bragging rights. who is going to win the title? >> oakland! whoo! >> reporter: the good guys today, we have so much more to talk about from the coliseum, that's coming up later on in the program. roberta gonzales, cbs. back to you in the st
of lower manhattan with a record wolff water. today, you could see the damage everywhere. the vital infrastructure, under ground subway, crippled, the system that carries 5 million riders every day, still a deluged tunnel of darkness. authorities say it will take days to pump the water out of 46 miles of flooded track, largely because thof that, the city is paralyzed, schools, restaurants and many businesses remain closed. with subways shut down the only only way on and off this island are bridges and tunnels which only today are slowly beginning to reopen. the verrazano is open for business. last night we met the bradshaw family that live in the shad oest world trade center and ignored mandatory evacuation orders and rode out storm with their 1-month-old. >> we take this seriously and we're prepared. >> reporter: they lost power and at high tide last night river water chest deep was in their lobby. today they reversed course. >> the plan is to head uptown to someplace with power, midtown, and stay in a hotel for the next three nights until i fly out to florida to visit family. >> r
of them are blogs. >> richard wolffe on the expectations for the president going into the debate. and former ohio governor ted strickland on the new lie mitt romney is cooking up. >> unemployment is higher today than when president obama took office. we created zero jobs. >>> paul ryan meets the takers in a homeless clinic. he staged a photo op and it was a total bust. >>> and mitt romney's vision for america is playing out right now in illinois. >> the only motivation is they want more money. >> since auto workers are in new york protesting the republican nominee, tonight my interview with a worker. >>> good to have you with us. thanks for watching. the uproar over president obama's debate performance has subsided. we are back to square one. tomorrow might be one of the most important dates on the calendar. the polls show the race is dead even once again. president obama has maintained his lead in several key swing states like ohio and nevada. the numbers have stabilized. but all the attention turns to the town hall-style debate tomorrow night. the obama campaign launched a new
message for the country and for this election. joining me now is richard wolffe, vice president and executive editor of msnbc and an msnbc political analyst. also joining me, alicia m menendez. thank you both for joining me. >> thank you, rev. >> alicia, big leads in key states. will this help the democratic freakout? >> i think that compounded with president obama's performance, remember when they laid out the five paths to victory, those numbers really critical coming out of iowa. we also know that the romney campaign is pulling their operation out of north carolina. another path to victory was north carolina. we know that now that they are leaving north carolina. and virginia, the race is razor tight. so there are a virt tea ariety . great news for democrats. >> richard, it seems that not only are we dealing with a lot of celebrities out there, but they are giving real content and substance. president clinton was in ohio today telling voters that president obama saved the auto industry and the economy. listen. >> when you were down and you were out and your whole economy was
tonight is richard wolffe, msnbc political analyst. richard, we have a number of different things that all of a sudden mitt romney agrees with president obama on, but the one most glaring was afghanistan. will this have an impact in the final two weeks? >> well, let's just remember just how much of a back flip-flop he does last night. he's a guy that said no timeline, but he has a timeline without an end date. suddenly we have an end date. normal candidates do not try and release new policies in debates. we have seen it now in three debates he's tried to do this. it's great that the president throws it out there and tries to point out these changes, last-minute reversals, but more than that, what we saw last night was -- bill clinton said strong and wrong, weak and right. last night we had weak and wrong against strong and right. it was the projection of weakness from mitt romney both on the substance and the way he was changing his policy that i think was the hardest piece of him. people don't understand the policy of foreign policy. they do understand character. >> what unfolded earlier
now is richard wolffe, vice president and executive editor of msnbc.com and an msnbc political analyst and seen three yeah tucker from the university of georgia. thank you both for being here. >> thanks, reverend. >> thank you. >> richard, let me start with you. how important are romney's fema comments in light of the hurricane? >> well, timing is everything in an election, reverend. and when you come to this kind of major natural disaster where the president is taking real life action dealing with an ongoing situation on the ground, looking and sounding presidential and then you have his opponent who has the tapes still out there, which isn't that old, where he appears to be saying, not just that states should take a lead. remember, states do take the lead in these situations and local responders. but he's saying even beyond that that the private sector should be one that there's a morality question here. it's about debt. it's not about first response. you know, that kind of ideological pandering will come back to haunt him won we get through the initial stages of this disaster. there
was cute. >> it reminded me of a final episode of "m.a.s.h." still ahead, richard wolffe, chuck todd, "financial times" gillian tett. jamie redford. this is huge. seriously, wake up the kids for this. >> oh, my god! wow! >> at 7:00 a.m. eastern, rick stengel to reveal "time" magazine's new issue, and he is bringing somebody to help him. academy award winner, director, producer, steven spielberg. we're going to find out how the new issue of "time" relates to spielberg's latest film with abraham lincoln. up next, mike allen with the top stories in the "politico playbook." first, bill karins. what's it look like out there? >> it's all about sandy. it's interesting how this plays out over the next week. how about a billion-dollar weather disaster seven days before the election? that could happen. it is a potential with this storm as it possibly heads up into new england. it crossed cuba last night, still devastating weather from cuba into the bahamas during the day today. we have rain coming for south florida today. this will be a glancing blow, though, by florida standards and georgia a
is jonathan alter, msnbc political analyst and in new york, richard wolffe, newly minted editor of msnbc.com. thank you, richard. we bow in your honor. >> congrats. >> thank you. >> tell me if this were right, if mitt romney were to hit the president with a line, you didn't build it, he would be helping the campaign for the president? >> it's also long in the tooth as an attack line. >> just a bit. >> and they've played it out. and it was taken out of context. it actually gives the president an opening to say that he was talking about rebuilding roads and bridges and things are quite popular with the american public. i don't think that would be a smart line of attack. i doubt he'll do it. i think he would try to position himself in the center and make it seem as if he's been a moderate republican all along. he need those independent voters in order to win this election, martin. i think we'll watch him attack the center on immigration, on job creation, all kinds -- taxation. all kinds of issues that might give him a fighting chance of getting back into this race. >> we'll have to fight a
in new york richard wolffe is the vice president and executive editor of msnbc.com. romney has been saying the democrats have a shrinking campaign because all they want to talk about is abortion. we've been talking for 12 months about mitt romney's economic plan. we've been talking for two years about his central thesis for the presidency, what he wants to do, and what we have today is someone as esteem as general colin powell saying he, too, has looked at mr. romney carefully and decided the man is vac cuous and has nothing to stand on. >> by the way, would he have been talking for 11 years about the conservative foreign policy where mitt romney wants to extend. >> except he hid it in the debate. >> right. well, there is a real difference on what kind of person is he that's willing to change at the last minute just to sound good in a debate, but even if you take it at face value and say, no, he really is the guy who represents his policies as they at least are on the website so the extent we can get our arms around them, there has been a real engagement about how the budget should
've got somebody on your panel that called it right. richard wolffe said on our air on one occasion -- >> your air is cleaner, and purer and more -- >> he actually said he didn't think that there would be such a variation in terms of polling response and so on, because the sluggish recovery was baked into the psyche and therefore there wasn't going to be some great swing. also, the other thing to bear in mind, is that the number is just as liable to go up as it is to go down. and therefore, that in a way is ameliorated any potential impact as far as that number is concerned. richard wolffe said it on our air twice. >> i must be right then. you know. >> play it on our air. >> you did. >> we focus on the news and response to the news but actually, it was one of the clinton economic teams who told me, you know, as they were coming out of the '90s recession and hesitant about could they say they were out of recession, the economy really recovered, they came to the conclusion when approaching 1996 it didn't matter what they said. everyone is their own best economist. you know what's happ
in san jose. other dignataries included san jose earthquakes owner lew wolff, major league soccer commissioner don garber, and city council member sam liccardo. the stadium is located in liccardo's district. fans were enthusiastic about the new stadium and the team. the broadcast voice of the earthquakes believes the new stadium will help the team improve even more. "with this new stadium, we have a world class venue, so we will be able to draw, you know, whether it be thierry henry or david beckham now all of a sudden san jose is in the picture." the earthquakes are slated to begin playing in the new stadium in 2014. they will play the 2013 season at buckshaw stadium." the earthquakes enter the mls postseason as the number one seed having won the supporters shield this season for most points in the regular season. new baseball coach dave nakama has one ambitious goal and that's to transform san jose state into a contending team and finally make the wac tournamanet. recently nakama was named baseball coach replacing sam piraro who retired in july. nakama, who was the assisstant co
editor of the new msnbc.com and msnbc political analyst richard wolffe. in chicago, we've got msnbc and "time" senior political analyst, mark halperin. he's going to talk about a little dust-up over the moderator of the debate this week. and in washington, the washington anchor for bbc world news america, katty kay. so much to talk about. but let's start by talking about this critical week that's ahead in the presidential elections. the candidates are going to be getting together for two more debates within a week. and you know, you've just got to know, the face of this race is going to change again. a new poll out of likely voters sets the stage. and this is by "the washington post" and abc news. and it puts the race within the margin of error in this national poll. you've got president obama at 49%. mitt romney's at 46%. and the poll finds a majority of americans now approve of the way that the president's handling his job. over 51% while 42% believe the country's heading in the right direction, up from 13% two weeks ago. however, when they're asked about the candidates and whethe
the coliseum authority recently handed the as, a five-year extension and lew wolff is apparently very interested in reaching an agreement to keep them here for the foreseeable future. some folks say winning will go a long way to keep the team here. >> people support the team and they love the team. we've been told they don't want to stay. but today, it's exciting, the fans will be out. the buzz around the bay is exciting. >> reporter: yesterday at the coliseum, as lined up to snatch up playoff tickets that are, on -- that are already on sale. if the as lose today they would still be in the playoffs, but the road looks a whole lot tougher. they would have to play a do -- a do-or-die game. the first pitch, 12:35 today. live in oakland, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right, alex. ktvu viewer yvonne vasquez sent us this photo. this is her baseball bunch. if you have some pictures you want us to see, send sem to foe -- send them to photos@ktvu.com. >> remember the series they won the last time. >> yes. >>> let's check in with sal at the toll plaza. a little crowded? >> yes. >> w
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